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A large group of lacrosse players in blue uniform tops and white shorts pose, along with coaching staff in similar colors.

W&L teams rake in conference titles

While some have national championships on the horizon, others faced defeat in matches this weekend
Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
A woman in a blue windbreaker kneels on the sidelines of a sports field. She holds a clipboard and speaks to a group of seated players.

Gender gap plateau in athletics highlights progress to be made

W&L is working to close an ongoing gender gap and to create an inclusive environment for all athletes
McKenzie Kane, Staff Writer
April 11, 2023
A woman grinning and wearing sports goggles jumps into the arms of another woman in a white goalie helmet. Both are in white and blue uniforms.

W&L lacrosse teams take a step back after hot starts

Both men's and women's teams faced losses this past week as they vie for conference championships
Andrew Arnold, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
A man swims on his front beside floating lane markers. He wears goggles and a black swim cap.

First-year swimmer set the bar high with his appearance at the NCAA meet

Dalton Jobe, ’26, combatted a broken hand injury and returned strong enough to compete at the national level
Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
A man in a blue baseball uniform steps strongly forward, preparing to throw a baseball with his right hand.

Evan Blair’s outstanding pitches propel the Generals to early victories

Blair, ’25, has received national recognition in DIII athletics for his strong contributions to W&L’s early wins
Ryan Raicht, Staff Writer
March 13, 2023
A group of women in white golf outfits and hats smile at the camera. They are on a golf course.

W&L women’s golf opens the spring season taking third at Savannah Invitational

The Generals women's golfers use their collective bond to power low scores and high finishes
Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor
March 13, 2023
A group of women and one man stand in a circle, putting their hands into the center for a team cheer. Some of the women hold tennis rackets.

W&L women’s tennis takes on rigorous spring season

Faced with tough competition earlier in the season, the Generals hope to be well-prepared for a better run at nationals this year
Christian Basnight, Staff Writer
February 14, 2023
A group of men pose, smiling, behind an ODAC logo sign. One man holds a trophy over his head.

Generals wrestling, swimming excel in championships

The men's swim team tallied over 300 points more than Lynchburg during a four-day conference championship to claim the win
Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor
February 14, 2023
A girl runs forward wearing a running uniform. A crowd is behind her.

W&L women’s track sets four program records at VMI winter relays

First-years Bailey Hedgemon, Kate Scibelli and Jesma Evans were among the 17 top-eight finishers last weekend
Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor
February 7, 2023
A woman holds a microphone in front of a man who is wearing a suit. They are in a gym with a basketball scoreboard.

Suits and sneakers: basketball coaches across the country are uniting under a common cause

Washington and Lee University men’s basketball coaches took part in wearing suits with sneakers to raise cancer awareness
McKenzie Kane, Staff Writer
February 7, 2023
A man swims in a pool while other people tread water in the background.

W&L swimming looks to the postseason after regular season success

With one more regular season meet, the Generals swim teams are primed for the ODAC Swimming Championship
Christian Basnight, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023
A Washington and Lee basketball player tries to steal the ball from a Shenandoah player.

W&L women’s basketball fights for top conference seed after breaking undefeated streak

The team boasts a talented freshman class and solid senior members that help lead them in a strong season
Teddy Jacobsen, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023
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